Something went wrong in Git, but you don’t know how to get yourself out of the mess? “ Oh shit, git! ” has got your back. Mitigating Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks has never been easy. Luckily, it seems that we now got a proper solution for it: Same-Site Cookies . The only thing you need to do to make it work is adding SameSite to your existing Set-Cookie header. Of course, you should know how same-site cookies differ from “normal” cookies, but for most sites this should be easy to implement. A joint-venture of five journalists researched how the private security industry works and what price we as citizens pay for our security . It’s not your computer that is the most vulnerable device, it’s your smartphone. In fact, for a small amount of money, everyone can easily buy spyware that works on most Android phones. For iOS, things look a bit better unless the device is jailbroken. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that spyware doesn’t exist for that system as well. Thadee Trompetter shares insights into how Brotli can improve your site’s performance and why he relies on pre-compressing rather than doing it on the fly on the server.
Turn something ugly into something beautiful: A team at the MIT Media Lab developed artist’s ink made from air pollution . ( Image credit )
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